Monthly Archive: May

Nottingham joins The Great Plastic Pick Up

Nottingham joins The Great Plastic Pick Up

Nottingham City Council wants local people to get involved in the Great Plastic Pick Up, a Keep Britain Tidy initiative taking place on 11-13 May. Nationwide, people will be turning the tide on plastic by coming together to clear rubbish from our streets and beauty spots. Plastic on Nottingham streets ends up in streams and […]

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Churches holding ‘Fostering Sunday’ event to attract more carers

Churches holding ‘Fostering Sunday’ event to attract more carers

Nottingham churches are coming together on Sunday (13 May) to spread the message about fostering in the City. Ahead of national Foster Care Fortnight, which begins on Monday, church leaders will take the opportunity to promote fostering to their congregations during a raft of Sunday services taking place across Nottingham. Nottingham churches have pledged to […]

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Councils join forces to tackle rogue taxis

Councils join forces to tackle rogue taxis

Several Nottinghamshire councils have joined forces to tackle rogue taxis. Nottingham City, Gedling, Rushcliffe, Broxtowe, Bassetlaw and Newark & Sherwood have all signed the ‘Cross Border Enforcement Protocol.’ In a first for the region, it will give officers from each council the ability to check, challenge and enforce against each other’s licensed private hire vehicles […]

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Nottingham’s ultra-low energy homes win national innovation award

Nottingham’s ultra-low energy homes win national innovation award

A project that has radically improved the energy efficiency of ten homes in Sneinton won last night’s prestigious UK Housing Award for Innovation of the Year. The UK Housing Awards, run by the Chartered Institute of Housing and Inside Housing, are known as ‘the Oscars of the housing world’ and showcase the very best the […]

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Four of the World’s Top 25 to play at Nature Valley Open

Four of the World’s Top 25 to play at Nature Valley Open

Four of the world’s top 25 players will compete at the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham which will take place from 9 to 17 June. World number 17 Magdaléna Rybáriková​ joins Ashleigh Barty (18), Naomi Osaka (21) and British No.1 Johanna Konta (23) for a star-studded line-up. Last year’s winner Donna Vekic, Olympic gold medalist […]

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Tattooists and piercing businesses to get hygiene ratings

Tattooists and piercing businesses to get hygiene ratings

Nottingham City Council is leading on a countywide scheme to improve and maintain hygiene and safety standards within the tattooing, semi-permanent make up and cosmetic piercing industry. The Nottinghamshire Hygiene Accreditation Scheme (HAS) aims to improve and maintain hygiene standards and minimise the risk of infection and infectious disease that can come from treatments. Similar […]

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